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Chad Burmeister

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Littleton, United States delivers Sales Acceleration as a Service, Powered by AI | Top 25 in Inside Sales | Top 50 Sales Development | Top 100 Sales Coach | Author of SalesHack 1 and 2 and, Amazon Best Seller | @scalexai

The thing I'm most passionate about - equipping today's modern sales professional with AI-powered sales strategies and technologies to dominate their market! 

I was the Founding Chapter President of the AA-ISP Silicon Valley Chapter and Colorado Chapter President. I was voted Top 25 Most Influential Inside Sales Professional by the AA-ISP 7 years in a row (2010 - 2016). I also helped launch the Denver Enterprise Sales Forum with Mark Birch in early 2016.

Others describe me as high energy, high integrity and has an extremely high ability to execute. ??

What I'm proud of:

Rep Promotions to Leader: 20+ Reps
Rep Promotions within Sales: 100+ Reps
President's Club: 1999, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
104% Quota Attainment (RingCentral), Promoted 1 Manager, 1 Team Lead, 4 to AE
118% Quota Attainment 2016 (RingCentral), Promoted 3 Managers, 2 Team Leads, 7 to AE
135% Quota Attainment 2015 (ConnectAndSell), Promoted 1 Director, 2 Managers, 1 Team Lead, 2 to AE
500% Growth - OutboundOnDemand (ConnectAndSell), 52 New Clients in 120 days (2014)
124% Quota Attainment 2013 (ON24), Promoted 2 to marketing, 4 to AE
119% Quota Attainment 2012 (ON24), Promoted 1 Manager, 4 to AE
142% Quota Attainment 2011 (IronKey), Promoted 25+ ISRs, 5 Channel, 2 Renewals AE
110%+ Quota Attainment 2007 - 2010 (Riverbed), Promoted 1 Director, 3 Managers, 3 Team Leads, 20+ Rep promotions
NEVER MISSED Quota 2005-2007 (Cisco-WebEx), Promoted 2 Managers, 2 Field AEs, 1 SE, 1 SDR

Specialties: Developing sales talent, creating a culture of winning, velocity sales

? Twitter: @ScaleXAI, @SalesHack
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Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Speaking
Travels From: Littleton, CO

Chad Burmeister Points
Academic 0
Author 65
Influencer 0
Speaker 0
Entrepreneur 0
Total 65

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Company Information

Company Type: Company

Areas of Expertise

Digital Transformation 30.77
Emerging Technology
Management 33.07
Marketing 30.23
Sales 41.14

Industry Experience

High Tech & Electronics
Travel & Transportation


5 Article/Blogs
The AA-ISP Service Provider of the Year!
February 12, 2019
When I ran sales & marketing for an "agent-assisted dialing company" a few years ago, I invented and launched a division of the company called OutboundOnDemand, that grew to several sales professionals, and multiple-millions in revenue for the company. And we won the Stevie Award, and the AA-ISP Service Provider of the Year, the first year that the service was launched.

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Tags: Marketing

Will AI be the end of the SDR?
January 11, 2019
Gabe Larsen from says NO.
Chad Burmeister, CEO of (and and says YES!

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Tags: Marketing

Decoupling headcount from revenue
October 01, 2018
Two weeks ago, at the AI Summit in San Francisco, Amit Gupta shared something that I thought to be true - but he showed the world what's actually happening... for the first time, revenues are growing faster, with less headcount is required - therefore decoupling headcount from revenue.

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Tags: Marketing

What I've learned in 7.5 months as CEO
July 12, 2018
For those who know me, you've all told me to be the CEO of my own company. I followed your guidance in 2004 - 2007 when I ran, an outsourced appointment setting company, and I took your advice since December 1, 2018 when I started as Co-Founder and CEO.

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Tags: Marketing

Sales Development Conference VIP CONTEST (8/30/18)
June 21, 2018
Are you signed up to attend the most exciting and relevant SDR/BDR conference of the year in San Francisco on August 30, 2018? Whether you are registered, or not, you will want to pay attention to this VIP contest for any SDR or BDR who is interested in attending as a VIP!

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Tags: Marketing

1 Book
Chad Burmeister
August 27, 2015
Sales Hack, is a co-authored series of sales hacks by 25 of the greatest sales professionals of our time. A "Sales Hack" is a solution discovered when a Sales Hacker thinks outside of the box, disregards the rules, and finds something new that changes the way sellers can outsell the competition. Quotes about the book: “Sales Hack combines the knowledge of decades of sales experience into a single book. If you are a front line sales professional, a first line manager, or a senior leader, SalesHack is a must read for you.” Richard Harris, Owner, The Harris Consulting Group “Thanks to Chris, Chad, and all of the authors and contributors for delivering this hand’s on, how-to guide for our community. Chris and Chad have brought together many of todays leading sales minds to share proven, practical best practices that will help folks every day. Their unrelenting and constant passion for our profession is helping take sales to the next level of professionalism and performance. Hats off to you guys!!!” Larry Reeves, CEO, The American Association of Inside Sales Professionals “Sales & Marketing leaders, if your sales team isn’t using most or all of these sales hacks, then you are leaving money on the table.” Daniel Percey, Chief Revenue Officer, TechnologyAdvice “Chad Burmeister and Chris Beall have put together a sales book for today’s seller – a seller who is more equipped with technology than ever before. Well done guys!” Michael Farrell, Chief Operating Officer, BAO, Inc. “I’ve known Chad for nearly 10 years, and he really is the Sales Hack! His knowledge and understanding of sales and ability to bring together so many incredible sales leaders is truly inspirational.” Barbara Spector, President, SmartMoves! Inc. “If you are in sales or sales leadership, you need new ideas and inspiration every day. Sales Hack gives you both - in short, easy to read doses. This is a collection to review regularly and share with your favorite sellers.“ Lori Richardson, CEO, Score More Sales & President Women Sales Pros Sales Hack Contributors: Lauren Bailey Ralph Barsi Chris Beall Trish Bertuzzi Matt Behrend Rick Bennett Chad Burmeister Stephen D'Angelo David DiStefano Jourdan DuFort Jim Eberlin Shawn Elledge Gerhard Gschwandtner Richard Harris Alice Heiman Liz Heiman Matt Heinz Kraig Kleeman Mark Kosoglow Dave Kurlan Dan McDade Skip Miller Mike O'Neil Andy Paul Bob Perkins Larry Reeves Steve Richard Lori Richardson Craig Rosenberg Tibor Shanto Kurt Shaver Gabe Villamizar Townsend Wardlaw

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Management, Sales

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1 Keynote
AI For Sales

Location: Littleton, CO    Date Available: March 18th, 2019     Fees: 2500

Submission Date: February 21st, 2019     Service Type: Service Offered

I am a regular keynote and featured speaker at sales conferences including DreamForce, AA-ISP, Sales 3.0 and most recently the Digital Selling Conference (

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